During the flight home from his first missions trip to Brazil in 2013, the Rev. Daniel McDonald, pastor of First Pentecostal Church of Vandalia, felt a calling to provide a church for a Brazil village.
Kendrick Woolsey had lost to his heavyweight opponent from Belleville Althoff twice this season, both times by the narrowest of margins. But, when his team needed it the most, Woolsey defeated Rodney Baker.
While looking through back issues of The Vandalia Union, I came across an article that rather surprised me. The subject of the article was the demolition of Washington School, which was scheduled to begin April 23, 1940.
✔ TOPS IL 2490 will meet from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is from 9-9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Dovie Heaton-Bergin at 283-1729.
✔ An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 2-6 p.m. at St. Peter Village Hall in St. Peter.
✔ CenterPointe Church, located at 1616 Veterans Ave. in Vandalia, is holding free Weekly Fit Club sessions at 6 p.m. every Thursday.